Plane with Blown Tire Lands Safely at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

July 2, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ben Gurion Airport in Israel went on its highest alert Monday and cleared its runways as a Bulgarian passenger plane with a blown tire approached from Cologne, Germany, on a scheduled flight.

More than 100 ambulances and firetrucks arrived to await what officials feared could be a fiery landing.

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